Garb Family History
Garb Name Meaning
German: occupational name for a tanner, from the dialect word garb, Middle High German garwe. See also Gerber. German: from a short form of a personal name formed with Old High German ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’. Compare Gerhardt. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): descriptive nickname from Polish garb ‘hump’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press